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 Post subject: Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings
Unread postPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 4:47 pm 
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Hi Lourens

Thoroughly enjoyed reading your last post, days filled super sightings :thumbs_up:

Some really super exciting...adrenalin filled moments... :big_eyes: ...Glad nobody was on the dinner menu of the lions. :lol:

Sigh....wish I was there. :mrgreen:

Thanks for sharing :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings
Unread postPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 7:02 pm 
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the Rhino's decided to run straight into our direction!!!! Luckily the rock throw stopped them for a while and gave us a chance to ran to safer ground!!!! What an unbelievable day of sightings and experiences were it!!! And not only this morning, but this last weeks!!!! :D


:thanx: Thank you for sharing Stunning photos, "Stories" and nail biting moments with us. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings
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Tawny Eagle that came to join White Backed Vultures on a Kudu Kill from Lions.
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White Backed Vultures coming in to land at scraps that were left.
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Sunrise on a Morning Drive
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The Mating couple on the Mopanie Road.
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Lots of these pans inside the bush, after the rain, and as the bush gets greener.
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Black Stick Lilly (Baboons tail)
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Sunset from outside the Bush Braai spot. The beautiful Clouds of that afternoon.
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Redcrested Korhaan Egg.
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Herd of Buffaloes I found on my way to Olifants.
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Troop of Baboons, but of course this was the best!!!
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 Post subject: Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings
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Stunning sightings and amazing pics Lourens :clap: :clap:

The Sunrise is breathtaking :clap: :clap:

Just too adorable that little "Pink Foot" :dance:

Thanks for sharing. :thumbs_up:

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Stunning pictures of all your awesome sightings once again Lourens! Especially that Black Stick Lily, and the tree by the pan! :D

Of course anybody will go crazy about sunrise/sunset pictures like these! And what a beautiful Lion sighting too! :clap: :clap:

Little Pink Foot will also steal a few hearts! So cute! :dance: :dance:

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Stunning pic's Lourens :clap: :clap: :clap: .
Love the sunrise/sunset photo's :dance: :dance: .
Thanks for sharing Phala gate with us :thumbs_up: .

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 Post subject: Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings
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More of little pink foot busy suckling.
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Mopane Pomegranate bushes in flower.
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Reedbuck close to Phabeni Gate
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Shikumbu on Afternoon Walk
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Spotted Eagle Owl eggs in fallen down Marula Tree, seen on Afternoon walk
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Afternoon walk behind Sable Dam
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Night Drive last week
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Sunset on Night Drive
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Morning drive where we found 4 of the Big 5, on a one way drive.
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Look very closely next to Apple Leaf Tree, the Lionness is lying there.
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The Leopard we found in the Apple Leaf Tree just after Nandzana, on our way back to the gate, on the Morning Drive
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The next morning on the way to the walking area.
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That afternoon, I went on a game drive looking for baby Impalas.
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 Post subject: Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings
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Stunning pics and sightings Lourens! :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings
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Lourens, absolutely super pics and stunning sightings all round. :clap: :clap:

You are so privileged to work there, you obviously love what you are doing. :mrgreen:

Thanks for sharing :popcorn:

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Simply awesome, Lourens :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:


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Beautiful photos Lourens :clap:
Thank you for sharing :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Phalaborwa Gate Sightings
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Great photos, Thank you for sharing :clap:

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Breathtaking experiences and photo's Lourens! :clap: :clap: :clap:

The Baboons Tail flowers are just beautiful!

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Absolutely stunning sightings and pictures Lourens! Thank you! :clap: :clap:

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